MSc Urban Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Program Description

MSc Urban Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

This programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of space production in the dynamic Chinese context. It considers the interplay between spatial design and social, economic, environmental and political issues evident in a range of urban settings. It is taught across the Departments of Architecture and Urban Planning and Design to ensure that you receive an interdisciplinary perspective on the development of urban form.

The programme is not limited to those with architecture or urban planning backgrounds, rather it is relevant for all interested in understanding the nature and production of space. Staff teaching on the programme offer varied perspectives both in terms of disciplinary approaches and spatial understandings.

CORE MODULES

  • FUNDAMENTALS OF URBAN DESIGN
  • PLACE-MAKING AND URBAN DESIGN (STUDIO)
  • ARCHITECTURALTHEORY AND CRITICISM
  • URBAN DESIGN ENQUIRY
  • SUSTAINABLE URBAN PLANNING STRATEGIES
  • SPATIAL ANALYSIS AND EVALUATION
  • DISSERTATION

ELECTIVE MODULES

  • THEORY AND PRACTICE OF URBAN REGENERATION
  • POLITICS, SOCIETY AND PARTICIPATION
  • TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY
  • HERITAGE, HISTORIC DISTRICTS, AND CONSERVATION

PART-TIME STUDY OPTION ALSO AVAILABLE

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This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 22, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
18 - 30 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
90,000 CNY
Information
Deadline
June 30, 2016
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
China Suzhou
Application deadline June 30, 2016
End date Request Info
Duration 18 - 30 months
Price 90,000 CNY
Price for the entire programme